Crypto.com’s Pires: Institutions are Bullish on DeFi

Diana Pires said she sees a huge demand for regulation across the industry because more companies and institutions need guidance as they come on board.

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Diana Pires, senior vice president of institutional sales at Crypto.com, at DAS NYC; Photo by Mike Lawrence

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key takeaways

  • “Right now we’re seeing demand across a multitude of products and services,” Pires said
  • “Overall, there’s a huge demand for regulation, we need more guidance across all these ecosystems and products in crypto to ensure we have a healthy balance of institutions that are regulated,” she said

Diana Pires, senior vice president of institutional sales at Crypto.com, joined Blockworks for an interview at our Digital Asset Summit: NYC conference after she spoke during a fireside chat at the event.  

In the interview, Pires shared insight from the conference and talked about: 

  • Demand across the crypto industry  
  • A need for regulation 
  • Bridging the gap between fragmented products and services 
  • Making crypto user friendly and interchangeable

Watch the full interview below and all of the panel videos from DAS here


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